The 4th Revolution - Energy Autonomy | Film Festival One World 2011
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The 4th Revolution - Energy Autonomy



Die 4. Revolution - Energy Autonomy
Carl-A. Fechner / Germany / 2010 / 83 min.

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The German politician and impassioned scientist Hermann Scheer insists in Carl-A. Fechner's film that we have only around 30 years left before we simply have to switch over to renewable energy sources. Scheer and the other protagonists in this visually impressive film - who include renowned experts, business leaders and environmentalists - believe a new revolution awaits the world in the coming decades. All insist that there should be a move from nuclear and coal-powered power plants to individual solutions provided by alternative, renewable resources such as solar panels and wind and water stations. The film transports us to several continents as it presents a recipe for energy self-sufficiency as a cure that will also work for the developing world, where two billion people lack access to electricity. State of the art technology also has a role to play in the revolution, as the film's title, because it will release future carmakers from today's dependence on oil. Solar architecture, meanwhile, promises a tenfold increase in the effective use of energy in buildings. Powerful images coupled with stirring music underline the film's dramatic message: it is possible to make the switch to renewable energy; we just have to want to.

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Screenings

09.03. / 20:00 / Francouzský institut
13.03. / 18:00 / Městská knihovna
+ Debate: Carl A. Fechner (režisér/director) + moderator: Marta Mišíková
14.03. / 16:00 / Světozor malý sál

Category

Environmental Challenges

Production

Carina Lugert
Fechner Media
Schwarzwaldstrasse 45
Immendingen
78194 Germany
tel: +49 7462 923 9223
carina.lugert@fechnermedia.de
www.fechnermedia.de / www.energyautonomy.org